Ladies’ Home Journal, February 1, 1911. A Romance and Social Number. Harrison Fisher (American, 1875-1934). Man in tails and woman in pink dress dancing. The ‘Fisher Girl’ and, more importantly, Fisher’s ‘American Girl’ were recognized as the epitome of feminine beauty in America during the first quarter of the 20th century. She was lithe, elegant and beautiful, but also athletic, independent, and intelligent.